May 11, 2014 5:12 PM by Cecilia Stevenson
The Opelousas Police Department responded to an armed robbery call just after 10 Saturday night. Police report the suspect walked into Chicken King, located at 219 E Prudhomme Lane in Opelousas, allegedly produced a handgun and demanded money from the register. After receiving the cash, the suspect left the store running east on Prudhomme Street.
The suspect got away with $985. Witnesses describe the suspect as a black male, approx 6'-6'2", thin build, wearing a black hoodie with a blue bandanna over his face.
Contact the Opelousas Police Department if you have any information about this incident.